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A musher sleds below a spruce tree covered mountain. Dogs are in orange vests

ExxonMobil drops sponsorship of Iditarod

The move came after ExxonMobil, which has been a race sponsor since 1978, received pressure from one its shareholders and the race’s biggest critic, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
A masked man carries a box on a snoowy ground from his helicopter

Pandemic prompts scaled back Christmas tradition in Alaska

The Alaska National Guard's annual tradition of delivering presents to kids in remote villages around Alaska still took place, despite pandemic-related changes.
Political Candidate Alyse Galvin smiles at the camera in front of trees

Challenger says Don Young is ducking debates

The two candidates vying for Alaska's House seat will meet twice, but Alyse Galvin says Don Young declined four other events.